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The official podcast for The Lester Prize for Portraiture. You'll hear the stories behind the portraits from artists and their subjects. The 2019 Lester Prize exhibition will run from the 9th of November to the 9th of December at the Art Gallery of Western Australia. You can find out more and how to donate at lesterprize.com. This podcast was produced by Barking Wolf.

The Lester Prize The Lester Prize

    • Visual Arts

The official podcast for The Lester Prize for Portraiture. You'll hear the stories behind the portraits from artists and their subjects. The 2019 Lester Prize exhibition will run from the 9th of November to the 9th of December at the Art Gallery of Western Australia. You can find out more and how to donate at lesterprize.com. This podcast was produced by Barking Wolf.

    The Proposal (03)

    The Proposal (03)

    The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG is man of many facets: tradition and progress, accomplishments and humility. Artist Oliver Shepherd was a fan of him from a young age. He recalls the process of meeting Michael Kirby and the political issues that inspired the portrait. This work is number 03 in the exhibition sequence at the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

    • 5 min
    Bastet (08)

    Bastet (08)

    Sebastian Galloway is a perfectionist. A perfectionist who loves his cat. The portrait is number 08 in the exhibition sequence at the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

    • 5 min
    Jonny Hawkins (09)

    Jonny Hawkins (09)

    Artist Liam Nunan has long been inspired by performer Jonny Hawkins and his constant energy. Although for this portrait, Liam wanted to capture a moment of stillness, quiet and contemplation. The portrait is number 09 in the exhibition sequence at the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

    • 4 min
    Introducing The Lester Prize Podcast

    Introducing The Lester Prize Podcast

    • 1 min
    Sr Flora (05)

    Sr Flora (05)

    Jordan Andreotta was drawn to Sr Flora's positive energy and giving nature. The portrait is number 05 in the exhibition sequence at the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

    • 3 min
    The burden of expectation (02)

    The burden of expectation (02)

    Julie-Ann Brown is observing her son Callum grow into adulthood, with all the stress and responsibility that goes with it. The portrait is number 02 in the exhibition sequence at the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

    • 5 min

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